Sell-side OMS Market in the US: Changing of the Guards?

July 25, 2003


Boston, MA, USA July 25, 2003

Sell-side OMS Market in the  US: Changing of the Guards?

Celent projects healthy growth in IT spending in the sell-side OMS market in the U.S., representing a market opportunity potentially worth US$250 million over the next three years.

After years of benign neglect by the industry, the OMS market has suddenly taken center stage as the U.S. securities industry continues to struggle with cost reduction and straight-through processing. In a new report entitled, " ," Celent takes a close look at some key trends shaping the future of the U.S. OMS market and provides projections for potential market opportunities for the next three years.

"We are seeing a rebirth of the OMS market in the U.S. as firms continue to look for ways to increase automation and operational efficiency," says Celent analyst

Sang Lee, the author of the report. Lee adds, "This is very much a buyer's market, as new entrants are looking for opportunities. We expect a major shake-up in the status quo of the OMS technology market in the next few years."

A companion report evaluating the leading OMS vendors will soon follow the publication of this report.

A is available online.

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Celent is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally based analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis. Celent is a member of the Oliver Wyman Group, which is a wholly-owned operating unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC].

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Table of Contents


Boston, MA, USA July 25, 2003

Sell-side OMS Market in the  US: Changing of the Guards?

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  Key Trends 5
  Market Segmentation 9
  Market Reality 11
  Leading Sell-Side OMS Vendors 16
  Key Functionality 18
  Licensing or ASP? 20

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